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Weekly Roundup 091 – 19th to 25th November

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘The new Urban Agenda can strengthen land policies-with some caution’ Authored by Philipp Horn  The New Urban Agenda, a 20-year vision was adopted by nations worldwide at the UN Habitat III conference held in Quito in October,2016. The agenda has been discussed, debated and scrutinized by researchers and experts from across the globe. Philipp … Continue reading

A Brief History Of A Possible Future

This is a version of an essay I wrote in the months after the 2015 Chennai Floods for the SAP Chronicle at the request of a few of my students. I’ve expanded it significantly here… After the rains of 2015, the City Of Chennai wakes up and smells its proverbial coffee. The first thing they … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 089 – 5th to 11th November

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘Berlin’s Most Famous Street Will Go Car-free‘ Authored by Feargus O’Sullivan | CITYLAB November 07, 2016  Reducing number of cars is the need of the hour to ensure a sustainable urban future for our planet. Urbanists and city administrators around the world are dabbling with the problem of finding solution to reclaim … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 087 – 22nd to 28th October

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘Quantifying Urban Revitalization‘ Authored by Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office October 24, 2016  The advent of technology has opened up a whole new window for analysing, mapping and inferring intangible aspects of an urban environment and help convert them into a tangible database. The following article is an insight … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 086 – 15th to 21st October

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘The Human Challenge of Global Urban Development‘ Authored by Richard Florida The world is at the edge of a breakthrough as there are waves of new ideologies and technologies along with increased mobilization. With a visible change in our interactions and mobilization, there is a shift of global needs in terms … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 085 – 8th to 14th October

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘Streets without Shops: How Apps are transforming our local neighborhoods‘ Authored by Marta Bausells Everything is now a click or a swipe away. While life of a city dweller just got easier with an app available for everything, the impact of technology does not limit to an average user. Cities in the … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 080 – 3rd to 9th September

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘Uber, Bike-Share and More Are Factors in Tomorrow’s Transit Agency‘ Authored by Josh Cohen Public transport is an ubiquitous part of urban fabric that to re-imagine it as an amalgamation seems utterly out of place. However, the city of St. Petersburg in Florida is taking this route. Subsidizing travelers who used … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 079 – 27th August to 2nd September

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘Will Pedestrians Be Able to Tell What a Driverless Car Is About to Do?‘ Authored by Adrienne Lafrance Technological advancements have immensely modified the way people commute in cities. Yet again, the advent of driverless cars will forever change the way we  travel. But, for the driverless cars to be successful, … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 078– 20th to 26th August

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘Rio Olympics’ Legacy: Urban Mobility’ Authored by Toni Lindau and Bruno Felin And what a memorable Olympics it has been! But there’s more to it that the grit and the glory… The Olympics offered Rio the opportunity to have a public transport network that can help shape its future urban … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 077 -13th to 19th August

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘Neighborhoods can shape success – Down to the level of the city block’ Authored by Alexia Fernandez Campbell The Rio Olympics have been swamped with controversy from the very beginning. Right from toxic waters, to displaced residents, to the spread of the Zika virus. But the question repeatedly asked is, was … Continue reading

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